Six People Killed, More than 50 Injured in Road Accident in Pakistan

Six people died and dozens were injured on Sunday when a passenger bus turned turtle in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

The road accident occurred near Khanqan Dogran Sheikhupura due to over speeding killing six passengers and injuring 57, according to Radio Pakistan.

The injured people have been transferred to hospital.

The Pakistani authorities have not yet disclosed the cause of the accident.

On Aug. 20, 18 people died when a passenger bus collided with a mini-truck loaded with tanks of fuel in the Punjab province of eastern Pakistan.

Road accidents are common in Pakistan due to lack of infrastructure, poor vehicle maintenance, and reckless driving.

Source: Qatar News Agency